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Vermont PBS - Program Schedule | August 2019

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Thursday | August 1
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "Henry David Thoreau: Surveyor Of The Soul"
The story of Henry David Thoreau and the impact his writings and lifestyle have in our time. (Also 8/4 2PM)
 
  9:00PM  Rick Steves' Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild (R)
Rick Steves celebrate the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond. (Also 8/17 3:30PM, 8/24 8:30AM, 8/29 10:30PM)
 
  9:30PM  Joe Bonamassa - British Blues Explosion Live (R)
Joe Bonamassa pays homage to British blues rock guitarists Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. (Also 8/11 4PM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Chasing The Moon: American Experience
 
  3:00AM  Beyond A Year In Space (R)
 
  4:00AM  Ancient Skies "Finding The Center" (Also 8/4 2AM, 8/5 5AM)
 
  5:00AM  Nova "The Planets: Jupiter" (Also 8/4 1AM)
 

Friday | August 2
 
  7:00PM  The Whole Truth With David Eisenhower "Ending Absolute POVerty: Small Things With Big Imp"
Disruptive technologies which may one day impact some of the world's great challenges are discussed.
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ... (Also 8/4 11:30AM)
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ... (Also 8/4 5AM)
 
  8:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 8/4 5:30AM, 8/4 11AM)
 
  9:00PM  Ursula K. Le Guin: American Masters (Also 8/3 1AM, 8/7 3AM)
 
10:00PM  Remembering Leonard Nimoy
An intimate journey into Leonard Nimoy's personal life also highlights his remarkable career. (Also 8/7 4:30PM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  BBC World News
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Ursula K. Le Guin: American Masters (Also 8/7 3AM)
 
  2:00AM  Hawking (R) (Also 8/14 4:30PM)
 
  3:00AM  POV "Inventing Tomorrow" (Also 8/5 3:30AM)
 
  4:30AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R) (Also 8/5 3AM, 8/19 5:30AM, 8/20 1AM, 8/28 5:30AM)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Ramp Up The R Value | Crown Molding" (R) (Also 8/5 7PM)
 

Saturday | August 3
 
  6:00AM  Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique "Anti Aging Workout" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique "Power Up Your Legs" (R) (Also 8/17 6AM)
 
  7:00AM  Memory Rescue With Daniel Amen, M.d. (R) (Also 8/10 1PM)
 
  9:00AM  Outdoor Journal "Dog Sledding, Timber Rattlers, Wenlock WMA" (R)
 
  9:30AM  Motorweek
 
10:00AM  Lidia's Kitchen "Spiced Up Soup And Salad Night" (R)
 
10:30AM  Jamie's Quick & Easy Food "Scallops/Steak/Pastry Puff" (R)
 
11:00AM  Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television "Home Cooking In Taiwan" (R)
 
11:30AM  Martha Bakes "Fanciful Tarts" (R)
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "Summer Picnic Party" (R)
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "Memphis Ribs And Pretzel Salad" (R)
 
  1:00PM  Classic Woodworking "Shaker Blanket Chest"
On this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin makes a Shaker-inspired blanket chest with drawer and bracket feet using an exterior of cherry and interior of white pine panels. He'll ...
 
  1:30PM  This Old House "Jamestown | Ramp Up The R Value" (R)
Insulation is crucial to a net zero house. Kevin finds Jeff and the apprentices starting the work.
 
  2:00PM  Ask This Old House "Crown Molding, Strip Wallpaper" (R)
Tom installs crown molding on cabinets with full overlay doors and Richard discusses toilet seats.
 
  2:30PM  Antiques Roadshow "Vintage Providence 2019"
A 1908 "Anne of Green Gables" first edition and a Lyonel Feininger art collection are reappraised.
 
  3:30PM  Brain Secrets With Dr. Michael Merzenich (R)
Dr. Merzenich discusses how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By "Suprising News" (R)
Jean's sister-in-law outlines her retirement plans, which causes Lionel to brood over his lack of a pension. (R)
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "Stately Home" (R)
Hyacinth looks forward to soaking up a little culture at her favorite stately home.
 
  7:00PM  Rev. "Christmas" (R)
The busiest time of year for a vicar, and Adam is full of ideas for his first Advent in London.
 
  7:30PM  Still Open All Hours (R)
Granville discovers a gap in the shop's security, and a cherry picker arrives in the street, which gives Madge terrible anxiety. Meanwhile, Eric and Kath decide to do something together, and Gastric ...
 
  8:00PM  Father Brown "The Devil You Know" (R)
In an attempt to show involvement in the community, Inspector Mallory joins the Kembleford Bowls Club. Christina Worcester, the Club Secretary, introduces Mallory to the local players, Roger, Shirley ...
 
  9:00PM  Doc Martin "From The Mouths Of Babes" (R)
With James teething, Martin and Louisa are desperate for more sleep. Mrs. Tishell closes the pharmacy. (Also 8/7 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  The Bletchley Circle "Uncustomed Goods: Part 1" (R)
The women investigate when Millie, who has been selling black market goods, is abducted.
 
11:00PM  Austin City Limits "The Head And The Heart/Benjamin Booker" (R)
Dig the modern Americana sounds of The Head and The Heart and songwriter Benjamin Booker.
 
12:00AM  Bluegrass Underground "Turnpike Troubadours" (R)
 
12:30AM  A Chef's Life "Heavenly Hocks" (R)
 
  1:00AM  Nova "The Planets: Jupiter"
 
  2:00AM  Ancient Skies "Finding The Center" (Also 8/5 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  The Farthest - Voyager In Space (R)
 
  5:00AM  Washington Week
 
  5:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover (Also 8/4 11AM)
 

Sunday | August 4
 
  6:00AM  Body Electric "Acapulco, Mexico" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Body Electric "Seaside Resort, FL" (R)
 
  7:00AM  Sesame Street "Hair Training" (R)
 
  7:30AM  Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood "Friends Help Each Other/Daniel Helps O Tell A Story" (R)
 
  8:00AM  Pinkalicious & Peterrific "Invisible Band/Best Pink Present" (R)
 
  8:30AM  Molly Of Denali "Bird In The Hand/Bye-Bye Birdie"
 
  9:00AM  Let's Go Luna! "What's The Big Idea?/Day Of The Dead" (R)
 
  9:30AM  Nature Cat "Daisy's Wildflower Round-Up/A Party For Squeeks!" (R)
 
10:00AM  Curious George "Curious George, Sea Monkey/Old Mcgeorgie Had A Far" (R)
 
10:30AM  Wild Kratts "Snow Runners" (R)
 
11:00AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  Churchill's Secret on Masterpiece (R)
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "Henry David Thoreau: Surveyor Of The Soul"
The story of Henry David Thoreau and the impact his writings and lifestyle have in our time.
 
  4:00PM  Neil Diamond: Hot August Night IIi (R)
Neil Diamond's triumphant return to the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in August 2012 is chronicled.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  Gorongosa Park - Rebirth Of Paradise "Lion Mystery/Elephant Whisperer" (R)
Bob Poole and scientist Paola Bouley investigate why Gorongosa's lion population isn't growing.
 
  7:00PM  The Great British Baking Show "Bread" (R)
The 12 remaining contestants bake perfectly thin and crispy bread sticks and tricky English muffins.
 
  8:00PM  Poldark Season 4 On Masterpiece "Season 4, Episode 7" (R)
The Warleggans' domestic bliss comes under threat and Morwenna takes fate into her own hands. (Also 8/5 12AM, 8/6 5AM)
 
  9:00PM  Grantchester Season 4 On Masterpiece "Episode Four"
Geordie is surprised to discover that Will really grew up in a house filled with secrets and lies. (Also 8/5 1AM, 8/6 4AM, 8/9 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Jamestown
The Sharrows become embroiled with a notorious Pamunkey warrior and their actions prove disastrous. (Also 8/5 2AM, 8/6 3AM)
 
11:00PM  The Woman In White "Episode One" (R)
Walter Hartright encounters Anne, who escaped from a nearby asylum, and falls in love with is pupil.
 
12:00AM  Poldark Season 4 On Masterpiece "Season 4, Episode 7" (R) (Also 8/6 5AM)
 
  1:00AM  Grantchester Season 4 On Masterpiece "Episode Four" (Also 8/6 4AM, 8/9 3:30PM)
 
  2:00AM  Jamestown (Also 8/6 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R) (Also 8/19 5:30AM, 8/20 1AM, 8/28 5:30AM)
 
  3:30AM  POV "Inventing Tomorrow"
 
  5:00AM  Ancient Skies "Finding The Center"
 

Monday | August 5
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Ramp Up The R Value | Crown Molding" (R)
Tom installs crown molding and Mauro teaches an apprentice how to strip wallpaper.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Vintage Memphis"
Marvel at magnificent Memphis treasures from Season 9, including a $100,000 updated appraisal. (Also 8/6 3:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Vintage Madison" (R)
Highlights include an 1875 Norwegian Hardanger fiddle and an Eanger Irving Couse oil. (Also 8/6 1AM, 8/6 4:30PM, 8/7 5AM)
 
10:00PM  POV "The Distant Barking Of Dogs"
The life of 10-year-old Oleg is traced as his innocence erodes during the war in Eastern Ukraine. (Also 8/6 2AM, 8/7 4AM, 8/11 4AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Vintage Madison" (R) (Also 8/6 4:30PM, 8/7 5AM)
 
  2:00AM  POV "The Distant Barking Of Dogs" (Also 8/7 4AM, 8/11 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  Jamestown
 
  4:00AM  Grantchester Season 4 On Masterpiece "Episode Four" (Also 8/9 3:30PM)
 
  5:00AM  Poldark Season 4 On Masterpiece "Season 4, Episode 7" (R)
 

Tuesday | August 6
 
  7:00PM  Samantha Brown's Places To Love "Naples And Paradise Coast Of Florida" (R)
A kayak tour in Everglades National Park and a Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens visit are featured.
 
  7:30PM  Reconnecting Roots
Self-described as "Ken Burns meets This American Life meets Bill Nye the Science Guy," RECONNECTING ROOTS is a quirky, youthful half-hour cultural series that seeks to bridge generations and bring ...
 
  8:00PM  Soundbreaking "Going Electric" (R)
Learn how innovators like Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Wonder used electricity to unleash new sounds. (Also 8/8 5AM, 8/10 4AM)
 
  9:00PM  Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation
This film brings the three-day concert to life through the voices of those who were at Woodstock. (Also 8/7 1AM, 8/8 3AM, 8/9 1AM, 8/12 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation (Also 8/8 3AM, 8/9 1AM, 8/12 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Ursula K. Le Guin: American Masters
 
  4:00AM  POV "The Distant Barking Of Dogs" (Also 8/11 4AM)
 
  5:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Vintage Madison" (R)
 

Wednesday | August 7
 
  7:00PM  Crossroads "Tour De Sol: Part I"
In the first of a two-part series, our feature segment takes us to the Hanover, New Hampshire campus of Dartmouth College where we'll watch as a handful of college students transform raw fiberglass and aluminum alloy into the realization of their professor's dream...a chance to race in Switzerland's famous Tour de Sol.
 
  7:30PM  Outdoor Journal "Ice Fishing, Shooting Ranges, Bob Klein, Bald Eagle Survey" (R)
Free ice-fishing day; paddling through the Little Otter WMA; Vermont's winter bald eagle survey.
 
  8:00PM  Ancient Skies "Our Place In The Universe"
A cast of scientific pioneers reshapes the solar system and better understands a growing universe. (Also 8/8 3:30PM, 8/9 4AM, 8/11 2AM, 8/12 5AM)
 
  9:00PM  Nova "The Planets: Saturn"
NASA's Cassini explores Saturn for 13 years, looping through its icy rings and flying by its moons. (Also 8/8 1AM, 8/8 4:30PM, 8/9 5AM, 8/11 1AM)
 
10:00PM  To Catch a Comet (R)
A look at the November, 2014, landing of a spacecraft orbiter on the surface of a comet as it zooms around the sun. (Also 8/8 2AM, 8/9 3AM, 8/11 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Nova "The Planets: Saturn" (Also 8/8 4:30PM, 8/9 5AM, 8/11 1AM)
 
  2:00AM  To Catch a Comet (R) (Also 8/9 3AM, 8/11 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation (Also 8/9 1AM, 8/12 3AM)
 
  5:00AM  Soundbreaking "Going Electric" (R) (Also 8/10 4AM)
 

Thursday | August 8
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "Seven Writers"
Explore the creative process through the lives of seven active and accomplished writers. (Also 8/11 2PM)
 
  8:00PM  Leonard Cohen - Tower Of Song
A year after the songwriter's death, a star-studded lineup perform Cohen's most celebrated songs. (Also 8/10 10:30AM)
 
  9:30PM  Keto Diet With Dr Josh Axe (R)
Dr. Axe Josh puts his own fresh spin on the widely successful and well-researched keto diet. (Also 8/11 8:30AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation (Also 8/12 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  To Catch a Comet (R) (Also 8/11 3AM)
 
  4:00AM  Ancient Skies "Our Place In The Universe" (Also 8/11 2AM, 8/12 5AM)
 
  5:00AM  Nova "The Planets: Saturn" (Also 8/11 1AM)
 

Friday | August 9
 
  7:00PM  The Whole Truth With David Eisenhower
THE WHOLE TRUTH is neither a traditional one-on-one interview show nor a conventional round-table program. It's a six-part series that aims to uncover the reality behind today's toughest issues, ...
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ... (Also 8/11 11:30AM)
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ... (Also 8/11 5AM)
 
  8:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 8/10 1AM, 8/11 5:30AM)
 
  9:00PM  Great Performances "Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2019"
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel and pianist Yuja Wang perform Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" and more. (Also 8/10 1:30AM)
 
10:30PM  Great Performances "Chicago Voices" (R)
Celebrate Chicago's vibrant music culture with performances by Renee Fleming, Lupe Fiasco and more. (Also 8/10 3AM)
 
11:30PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover (Also 8/11 5:30AM)
 
  1:30AM  Great Performances "Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2019"
 
  3:00AM  Great Performances "Chicago Voices" (R)
 
  4:00AM  Soundbreaking "Going Electric" (R)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Net Zero Blanket | Storage Bench" (R) (Also 8/12 7PM)
 

Saturday | August 10
 
  6:00AM  Aging Backwards 2 With Miranda Esmonde-White (R) (Also 8/11 7:30AM, 8/11 3PM, 8/12 4:30PM)
 
  7:00AM  Carpenters: Close to You (R)
 
  8:30AM  Food: What The Heck Should I Eat? With Mark Hym (R) (Also 8/19 3:30PM)
 
10:30AM  Leonard Cohen - Tower Of Song
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "Latin Comfort Food"
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "Sweet Endings From The Icebox" (R)
 
  1:00PM  Memory Rescue With Daniel Amen, M.d. (R)
Dr. Daniel Amen demonstrates ways to supercharge your memory and remember what matters most to you.
 
  3:00PM  Yellowstone Symphony (R)
Travel on a spectacular visual journey through the wonders of America's first national park.
 
  4:00PM  Bee Gees One Night Only (R)
The group performs To Love Somebody, Grease, You Should Be Dancing and more in Las Vegas in 1997. (Also 8/11 10AM, 8/15 9:30PM)
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By "Future Imperfect" (R)
In order to ease Lionel's financial situation, Alistair suggests that he sell the country house. (R)
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "The Charity Shop" (R)
Hyacinth is at her wit's end with the charity shop, Councilor Nugent, Rose's love life & her Daddy!
 
  7:00PM  Rev. (R)
The new vicar of a London parish is elated when his congregation quadruples. But some worshippers have ulterior motives.
 
  7:30PM  Still Open All Hours (R)
Granville plans a double date with Madge and Mavis but needs to find a way to smarten up Gastric. There's more romance in the air as Mrs Featherstone has her heart set on a new husband and Nurse ...
 
  8:00PM  Father Brown "The Dance Of Death" (R)
Oliver interrupts Alexander and Lucy's dance practise, telling Alexander that if he wins the ballroom dance competition, he'll tell him who took his sight. Lady Rose Dalton the owner of the house ...
 
  9:00PM  Doc Martin "Accidental Hero" (R)
James goes through a biting phase and Morwenna leaves the surgery for a weekend away with Al. (Also 8/14 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  The Bletchley Circle "Uncustomed Goods: Part 2" (R)
The women report Jasper's murder, but next day they are informed that the body has disappeared.
 
11:00PM  Austin City Limits "Run The Jewels" (R)
Hip-hop superstars Run The Jewels showcase their hits and latest album Run the Jewels 3.
 
12:00AM  Bluegrass Underground "Mary Gauthier" (R)
 
12:30AM  A Chef's Life "Mayo - The Mother Sauce" (R)
 
  1:00AM  Nova "The Planets: Saturn"
 
  2:00AM  Ancient Skies "Our Place In The Universe" (Also 8/12 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  To Catch a Comet (R)
 
  4:00AM  POV "The Distant Barking Of Dogs"
 
  5:00AM  Washington Week
 
  5:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 

Sunday | August 11
 
  6:00AM  Deepak Chopra: The Spiritual Laws Of Success (R)
 
  7:30AM  Aging Backwards 2 With Miranda Esmonde-White (R) (Also 8/11 3PM, 8/12 4:30PM)
 
  8:30AM  Keto Diet With Dr Josh Axe (R)
 
10:00AM  Bee Gees One Night Only (R) (Also 8/15 9:30PM)
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  Downton Abbey Returns! (R)
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "Seven Writers"
Explore the creative process through the lives of seven active and accomplished writers.
 
  3:00PM  Aging Backwards 2 With Miranda Esmonde-White (R)
Miranda Esmonde-White uses n science to help put an end to this defeatist attitude towards aging. (Also 8/12 4:30PM)
 
  4:00PM  Joe Bonamassa - British Blues Explosion Live (R)
Joe Bonamassa pays homage to British blues rock guitarists Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  Gorongosa Park - Rebirth Of Paradise "Elephant Whisperer" (R)
A renowned elephant expert faces charging elephants to gain insights into elephant behavior.
 
  7:00PM  Symphony For Nature: The Britt Orchestra At Cra (R)
More than 130 musicians perform at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon in July 2016. (Also 8/22 5:30AM, 8/23 3:30AM, 8/24 4:30AM)
 
  7:30PM  Poldark Season 4 On Masterpiece "Season 4, Episode 8"
Elizabeth hopes to persuade George that Valentine is his child. Ross must mend things with Demelza. (Also 8/12 12AM, 8/13 5AM)
 
  9:00PM  Grantchester Season 4 On Masterpiece "Episode Five"
A young man is dies violently, while Will struggles with a decision that will determine his future. (Also 8/12 1AM, 8/13 4AM, 8/16 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Jamestown
Mercy and Pepper bring joy to the town, but the Sharrows' rivalry reaches the breaking point. (Also 8/12 2AM, 8/13 3AM)
 
11:00PM  The Woman In White "Episode Two" (R)
Walter is sent away before learning the truth about Anne. Laura confesses her feelings about Walter.
 
12:00AM  Poldark Season 4 On Masterpiece "Season 4, Episode 8" (R) (Also 8/13 5AM)
 
  1:00AM  Grantchester Season 4 On Masterpiece "Episode Five" (Also 8/13 4AM, 8/16 3:30PM)
 
  2:00AM  Jamestown (Also 8/13 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation
 
  5:00AM  Ancient Skies "Our Place In The Universe"
 

Monday | August 12
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Net Zero Blanket | Storage Bench" (R)
Tom and Kevin build a storage bench and Richard replaces a cartridge in an old shower valve.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour One" (R)
Treasures include a rock n' roll poster collection from 1968 and a Delaware Tribe beaded baldric. (Also 8/13 3:30PM, 8/14 5AM, 8/16 2AM, 8/17 2:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Family Pictures USA "North Carolina"
The historically rural state of North Carolina, built on tobacco and textiles, is rapidly changing. (Also 8/13 1AM, 8/14 4AM, 8/15 3AM, 8/16 4:30PM)
 
10:00PM  POV "Happy Winter"
Beachgoers hide behind the memory of a social status in summer cabins on Palermo's Mondello beach (Also 8/13 2AM, 8/14 3AM, 8/16 1AM, 8/18 4AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  Family Pictures USA "North Carolina" (Also 8/14 4AM, 8/15 3AM, 8/16 4:30PM)
 
  2:00AM  POV "Happy Winter" (Also 8/14 3AM, 8/16 1AM, 8/18 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  Jamestown
 
  4:00AM  Grantchester Season 4 On Masterpiece "Episode Five" (Also 8/16 3:30PM)
 
  5:00AM  Poldark Season 4 On Masterpiece "Season 4, Episode 8" (R)
 

Tuesday | August 13
 
  7:00PM  Samantha Brown's Places To Love "Christchurch, New Zealand" (R)
Samantha experiences the revival of the once earthquake devastated city of Christchurch, New Zealand.
 
  7:30PM  Reconnecting Roots
Self-described as "Ken Burns meets This American Life meets Bill Nye the Science Guy," RECONNECTING ROOTS is a quirky, youthful half-hour cultural series that seeks to bridge generations and bring ...
 
  8:00PM  Family Pictures USA "Detroit"
Detroit, America's comeback city, is explored through photos and stories shared by residents. (Also 8/15 4AM, 8/23 4:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Family Pictures USA "Southwest Florida"
The Paradise Coast, where Native Americans, ranchers and fishermen share family stories, is visited. (Also 8/14 1AM, 8/15 5AM, 8/17 4AM, 8/30 4:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Frontline "Outbreak" (R)
The inside story of how the Ebola outbreak began and why it wasn't stopped before it was too late. (Also 8/14 2AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight
 
  1:00AM  Family Pictures USA "Southwest Florida" (Also 8/15 5AM, 8/17 4AM, 8/30 4:30PM)
 
  2:00AM  Frontline "Outbreak" (R)
 
  3:00AM  POV "Happy Winter" (Also 8/16 1AM, 8/18 4AM)
 
  4:00AM  Family Pictures USA "North Carolina" (Also 8/15 3AM, 8/16 4:30PM)
 
  5:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour One" (R) (Also 8/16 2AM, 8/17 2:30PM)
 

Wednesday | August 14
 
  7:00PM  Crossroads "Tour De Sol: Part II"
In part 2 of our series on the SUNVOX campaign, Crossroads follows the SUNVOX team from ancient Zurich to sunny Etoy to chronicle the Tour de Sol experience.
 
  7:30PM  Outdoor Journal "Bristol Naturalist, Kayak Fishing, White River Rafting" (R)
The new season gets another run: kayak fishing for bass on the Connecticut River, white-water rafting in the Berkshires and a family hike on Camel's Hump. (Also 8/17 9AM)
 
  8:00PM  Nova "Pluto And Beyond"
The New Horizons spacecraft attempts to fly by Ultima Thule, an object four billion miles from Earth. (Also 8/15 3:30PM, 8/16 5AM, 8/18 1AM)
 
  9:00PM  Nova "The Planets: Ice Worlds"
In the far reaches of the solar system, Uranus and Neptune dazzle with unexpected rings and moons. (Also 8/15 1AM, 8/15 4:30PM, 8/16 4AM, 8/18 2AM)
 
10:00PM  Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World "The Telescope" (R)
Meet the brilliant minds responsible for creating the telescope, from Galileo to Edwin Hubble. (Also 8/15 2AM, 8/16 3AM, 8/18 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight
 
  1:00AM  Nova "The Planets: Ice Worlds" (Also 8/15 4:30PM, 8/16 4AM, 8/18 2AM)
 
  2:00AM  Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World "The Telescope" (R) (Also 8/16 3AM, 8/18 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Family Pictures USA "North Carolina" (Also 8/16 4:30PM)
 
  4:00AM  Family Pictures USA "Detroit" (Also 8/23 4:30PM)
 
  5:00AM  Family Pictures USA "Southwest Florida" (Also 8/17 4AM, 8/30 4:30PM)
 

Thursday | August 15
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "Seeing Through The Wall, Meeting Ourselves In Pale"
Follow a group of Americans who traveled to Israel and Palestine in 2016 seeking to understand what life is like for Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories and in East Jerusalem. The journey became an intense encounter not only with the people they met, but also with their own preconceptions, an experience that for many of the travelers was transformative. (Also 8/18 2PM)
 
  8:00PM  Tom Lehrer - Live In Copenhagen 1967
Satirist Tom Lehrer performs "The Elements," "Pollution" and more songs in this concert from 1967.
 
  9:30PM  Bee Gees One Night Only (R)
The group performs To Love Somebody, Grease, You Should Be Dancing and more in Las Vegas in 1997.
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  POV "Happy Winter" (Also 8/18 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour One" (R) (Also 8/17 2:30PM)
 
  3:00AM  Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World "The Telescope" (R) (Also 8/18 3AM)
 
  4:00AM  Nova "The Planets: Ice Worlds" (Also 8/18 2AM)
 
  5:00AM  Nova "Pluto And Beyond" (R) (Also 8/18 1AM)
 

Friday | August 16
 
  7:00PM  The Whole Truth With David Eisenhower
THE WHOLE TRUTH is neither a traditional one-on-one interview show nor a conventional round-table program. It's a six-part series that aims to uncover the reality behind today's toughest issues, ...
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ... (Also 8/18 11:30AM)
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ... (Also 8/18 5AM)
 
  8:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 8/17 1AM, 8/18 5:30AM, 8/18 11AM)
 
  9:00PM  Great Performances "The Sound Of Music" (R)
The von Trapp Family Singers' escape from Austria during the rise of Nazism in this new production. (Also 8/17 1:30AM, 8/19 3AM, 8/20 3:30AM, 8/22 3AM)
 
11:30PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight
 
  1:00AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover (Also 8/18 5:30AM, 8/18 11AM)
 
  1:30AM  Great Performances "The Sound Of Music" (R) (Also 8/19 3AM, 8/20 3:30AM, 8/22 3AM)
 
  4:00AM  Family Pictures USA "Southwest Florida" (Also 8/30 4:30PM)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Modern Barn Raising | Tropical Yard" (R) (Also 8/19 7PM)
 

Saturday | August 17
 
  6:00AM  Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique "Power Up Your Legs" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique "Prevention Of Hand And Finger Arthritis" (R)
 
  7:00AM  3 Steps To Pain-Free Living (Also 8/26 3:30PM)
 
  9:00AM  Outdoor Journal "Bristol Naturalist, Kayak Fishing, White River Rafting" (R)
 
  9:30AM  Motorweek
 
10:00AM  Lidia's Kitchen "A Special Occasion" (R)
 
10:30AM  Jamie's Quick & Easy Food "Tuna/Meatballs/Cookies" (R)
 
11:00AM  Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television "Quick Suppers From Madrid" (R)
 
11:30AM  Martha Bakes "Impressive Chocolate Desserts" (R)
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "Grown Up Comfort Classics" (R)
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "New Orleans Shrimp And Creamy Grits" (R)
 
  1:00PM  Classic Woodworking "Shaker Box"
Inspired by the nearby Shaker Village, host Tom McLaughlin collaborates with guest John Ryan to craft authentic reproduction Shaker oval boxes out of cherry on this episode of Classic Woodworking. ...
 
  1:30PM  This Old House "Jamestown | Net Zero Blanket" (R)
Roof insulation is next step at the net zero house. The apprentices install and flash windows.
 
  2:00PM  This Old House "Jamestown | Modern Barn Raising" (R)
The electrician installs a load center. Tom and apprentices put up cedar roof shingles.
 
  2:30PM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour One" (R)
Treasures include a rock n' roll poster collection from 1968 and a Delaware Tribe beaded baldric.
 
  3:30PM  Rick Steves' Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild (R)
Rick Steves celebrate the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond. (Also 8/24 8:30AM, 8/29 10:30PM)
 
  4:00PM  This Old House -- 40th Anniversary Special
Join hosts and cast members to celebrate 40 years of groundbreaking home improvement. (Also 8/24 7AM)
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By "Going Online" (R)
Lionel is resisting Jean's attempts to join the Internet Age. (R)
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "Daisy's Toyboy" (R)
Hyacinth's social standing at a church function is jeopardized when Onslow becomes more ardent.
 
  7:00PM  Rev. (R)
The vicar engages in a battle for his church with a charming evangelical priest who wants to shake things up.
 
  7:30PM  Still Open All Hours (R)
Granville buys a large display item to inject a little bit of sunshine into shop life on the day of Kevin's wedding. However, Kevin is the world's most reluctant bridegroom and is still having second ...
 
  8:00PM  Father Brown "The Cat Of Mastigatus" (R)
Sefton Scott welcomes parents, students and teachers to Kemble Martyrs Boys School fete. Bunty eyes an egg and spoon race and Mrs McCarthy agrees to compete with her. Heading towards the cake table, ...
 
  9:00PM  Doc Martin "Blade On The Feather" (R)
Penhale and Morwenna participate in the annual gig race against another town. Louisa buys a new car. (Also 8/21 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Bletchley Circle - San Francisco "Presidio"
Years after secretly serving during WWII as code-breakers, four remarkable women use their intellects to solve murders overlooked by police.
 
11:00PM  Austin City Limits "Arctic Monkeys/Wild Child" (R)
Modern rockers Arctic Monkeys perform songs from their album Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino.
 
12:00AM  Bluegrass Underground "Flatt Lonesome" (R)
 
12:30AM  A Chef's Life "Two-Mato" (R)
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Pluto And Beyond" (R)
 
  2:00AM  Nova "The Planets: Ice Worlds"
 
  3:00AM  Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World "The Telescope" (R)
 
  4:00AM  POV "Happy Winter"
 
  5:00AM  Washington Week
 
  5:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover (Also 8/18 11AM)
 

Sunday | August 18
 
  6:00AM  Body Electric "Tallahassee, FL" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Body Electric "Acapulco, Mexico" (R)
 
  7:00AM  Sesame Street "Grandparent's Day" (R)
 
  7:30AM  Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood "Someone Else's Feelings/Empathy At School" (R) (Also 8/27 10AM)
 
  8:00AM  Pinkalicious & Peterrific "Missing Squeakykins/The Cloud-O-Matic" (R)
 
  8:30AM  Molly Of Denali "Grandpa's Drum/Have Canoe, Will Paddle"
 
  9:00AM  Let's Go Luna! "C'est Cheese/C'est La Vie A Paris" (Also 8/22 9:30AM, 8/22 2:30PM, 8/27 9:30AM, 8/27 2:30PM)
 
  9:30AM  Nature Cat "Slime Time/Rock Stars" (R)
 
10:00AM  Curious George "Georges Curious Dragon Dance/Bowling For Bobolinks" (R)
 
10:30AM  Wild Kratts "Let The Rhinos Roll!" (R)
 
11:00AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  Queen's Garden (R)
 
  1:00PM  Great Estates Scotland "Dumfries" (R)
The Dumfries House boasts one of the largest collections of Chippendale furniture in the world.
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "Seeing Through The Wall, Meeting Ourselves In Pale"
Follow a group of Americans who traveled to Israel and Palestine in 2016 seeking to understand what life is like for Palestinians living in the Occupied Territories and in East Jerusalem. The journey became an intense encounter not only with the people they met, but also with their own preconceptions, an experience that for many of the travelers was transformative.
 
  3:00PM  PBS Previews: Country Music
Meet the filmmakers and go behind the scenes of the sweeping new series from director Ken Burns. (Also 8/22 8:30PM)
 
  4:00PM  Life From Above "Moving Planet"
Cameras in space capture footage of the greatest and most powerful movements on our planet.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  Gorongosa Park - Rebirth Of Paradise "New Blood/Hidden Worlds" (R)
Bob Poole and the lion team find one of the cubs with a grave wound and race to save her.
 
  7:00PM  The Great British Baking Show "Desserts" (R)
The remaining 11 bakers as they deal with desserts and a Showstopper of 24 petits fours.
 
  8:00PM  The Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special (R)
The historical advisor to Downton Abbey explores how the aristocratic set behaved in 1900s Britain. (Also 8/19 12:30AM, 8/20 2:30AM, 8/21 1:30AM, 8/23 2:30AM, 8/23 3:30PM, 8/25 12PM)
 
  9:00PM  Downton Abbey Live!
Cast members and creators celebrate the beloved series and provide a sneak peek at the feature film. (Also 8/19 1:30AM, 8/22 9:30PM, 8/23 1AM, 8/24 3:30PM, 8/31 7AM)
 
10:30PM  Orchard House: Home Of Little Women (R)
The 350-year-old home in Concord, Massachusetts where Little Women was written is highlighted. (Also 8/19 12AM)
 
11:00PM  The Woman In White "Episode Three" (R)
As Sir Percival faces money troubles, Laura learns the truth about her new husband.
 
12:00AM  Orchard House: Home Of Little Women (R)
 
12:30AM  The Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special (R) (Also 8/20 2:30AM, 8/21 1:30AM, 8/23 2:30AM, 8/23 3:30PM, 8/25 12PM)
 
  1:30AM  Downton Abbey Live! (Also 8/22 9:30PM, 8/23 1AM, 8/24 3:30PM, 8/31 7AM)
 
  3:00AM  Great Performances "The Sound Of Music" (R) (Also 8/20 3:30AM, 8/22 3AM)
 
  5:30AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R) (Also 8/20 1AM, 8/28 5:30AM)
 

Monday | August 19
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Modern Barn Raising | Tropical Yard" (R)
Ton and Nathan change the swing of a door and Jenn designs a tropical landscape.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour Two" (R)
A Felipe Orlando abstract oil from 1980 and a German baroque lockbox from 1625 are showcased. (Also 8/20 3:30PM, 8/21 4AM, 8/24 2:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour Three" (R)
A 1936 Joe Fortenberry Olympic gold medal and James Madison's personal seal are appraised. (Also 8/20 1:30AM, 8/20 4:30PM, 8/21 5AM, 8/25 4AM)
 
10:00PM  POV "Do Not Resist" (R)
POV presents an array of groundbreaking and distinctive perspectives on contemporary life as chronicled by some of America' s and Europe's most visionary non-fiction filmmakers. (Also 8/21 2:30AM, 8/24 3AM)
 
11:30PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R) (Also 8/28 5:30AM)
 
  1:30AM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour Three" (R) (Also 8/20 4:30PM, 8/21 5AM, 8/25 4AM)
 
  2:30AM  The Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special (R) (Also 8/21 1:30AM, 8/23 2:30AM, 8/23 3:30PM, 8/25 12PM)
 
  3:30AM  Great Performances "The Sound Of Music" (R) (Also 8/22 3AM)
 

Tuesday | August 20
 
  7:00PM  Samantha Brown's Places To Love "Baltimore, Maryland" (R)
Samantha tours the American Visionary Art Museum and visits the Sunday farmers' market.
 
  7:30PM  Reconnecting Roots
Self-described as "Ken Burns meets This American Life meets Bill Nye the Science Guy," RECONNECTING ROOTS is a quirky, youthful half-hour cultural series that seeks to bridge generations and bring ...
 
  8:00PM  Nazi Mega Weapons "Atlantic Wall" (R)
The extensive system of fortifications the Nazis built on the western coast of Europe is examined.
 
  9:00PM  Nazi Mega Weapons "U-boat Base" (R)
The Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens for their lethal U-boat submarines.
 
10:00PM  Nazi Mega Weapons "V2 Rocket" (R)
The story of how German rocket scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles.
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  Discovering Beverly Cleary (R)
 
  1:30AM  The Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special (R) (Also 8/23 2:30AM, 8/23 3:30PM, 8/25 12PM)
 
  2:30AM  POV "Do Not Resist" (R) (Also 8/24 3AM)
 
  4:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour Two" (R) (Also 8/24 2:30PM)
 
  5:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour Three" (R) (Also 8/25 4AM)
 

Wednesday | August 21
 
  7:00PM  Crossroads "Summer Sonatina"
Visit a unique summer camp in Bennington, Vt. called 'Summer Sonatina' which provides music lessons for children with a focus on piano.
 
  7:30PM  Outdoor Journal "Vermont Fish, Deep-woods Trail, Camping at Burton Island" (R)
Enjoying the taste of fresh Vermont fish; deep-woods hiking in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom; an overview of Vermont Wilderness Areas; teen camping at Burton Island. (Also 8/24 9AM)
 
  8:00PM  Operation Maneater "Great White Shark" (R)
Three-part series. Part one travels to Australia to test non-lethal solutions for preventing shark attacks. (Also 8/22 3:30PM, 8/23 4AM, 8/25 2AM)
 
  9:00PM  Nova "Why Sharks Attack" (R)
Leading shark experts research the science behind the great white's hunting instincts. (Also 8/22 1AM, 8/22 4:30PM, 8/23 5AM, 8/25 1AM)
 
10:00PM  Operation Maneater "Polar Bear" (R)
Mark Evans visits Canada's Hudson Bay where polar bears are causing havoc in isolated communities.
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Why Sharks Attack" (R) (Also 8/22 4:30PM, 8/23 5AM, 8/25 1AM)
 
  2:00AM  Koko - The Gorilla Who Talks (R) (Also 8/25 3AM, 8/26 5AM)
 
  3:00AM  Great Performances "The Sound Of Music" (R)
 
  5:30AM  Symphony For Nature: The Britt Orchestra At Cra (R) (Also 8/23 3:30AM, 8/24 4:30AM)
 

Thursday | August 22
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "Quebec My Country Mon Pays"
Montreal-born filmmaker John Walker explores his own complicated relationship with Quebec in the aftermath of the Quiet Revolution in the 1960s, which unleashed dramatic cultural and political changes that led to the separatist movement, the FLQ terrorist crisis and ultimately, the exodus of more than 500,000 English-speaking Quebecers. (Also 8/25 2PM)
 
  8:30PM  PBS Previews: Country Music
Meet the filmmakers and go behind the scenes of the sweeping new series from director Ken Burns.
 
  9:30PM  Downton Abbey Live!
Cast members and creators celebrate the beloved series and provide a sneak peek at the feature film. (Also 8/23 1AM, 8/24 3:30PM, 8/31 7AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  Downton Abbey Live! (Also 8/24 3:30PM, 8/31 7AM)
 
  2:30AM  The Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special (R) (Also 8/23 3:30PM, 8/25 12PM)
 
  3:30AM  Symphony For Nature: The Britt Orchestra At Cra (R) (Also 8/24 4:30AM)
 
  4:00AM  Operation Maneater "Great White Shark" (R) (Also 8/25 2AM)
 
  5:00AM  Nova "Why Sharks Attack" (R) (Also 8/25 1AM)
 

Friday | August 23
 
  7:00PM  The Whole Truth With David Eisenhower
THE WHOLE TRUTH is neither a traditional one-on-one interview show nor a conventional round-table program. It's a six-part series that aims to uncover the reality behind today's toughest issues, ...
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ... (Also 8/25 11:30AM)
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ... (Also 8/25 5AM)
 
  8:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ... (Also 8/25 5:30AM, 8/25 11AM)
 
  9:00PM  Way We Were, The
Love story about political activist and her opposite, a waspish Joe College-type. From late 30s to early 50s.
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  BBC World News
 
12:30AM  Asia Insight (R)
 
  1:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Much Ado About Nothing With Helen Hunt" (R) (Also 8/26 3AM, 8/27 2AM)
 
  2:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "The Merchant Of Venice With F. Murray Abraham" (R) (Also 8/26 4AM, 8/27 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  POV "Do Not Resist" (R)
 
  4:30AM  Symphony For Nature: The Britt Orchestra At Cra (R)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Air Tight House | Fireplace Makeover" (R) (Also 8/26 7PM)
 

Saturday | August 24
 
  6:00AM  Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique "Quad Slenderizing" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique "Stomach Flattening Workout" (R)
 
  7:00AM  This Old House -- 40th Anniversary Special
 
  8:30AM  Rick Steves' Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild (R) (Also 8/29 10:30PM)
 
  9:00AM  Outdoor Journal "Vermont Fish, Deep-woods Trail, Camping at Burton Island" (R)
 
  9:30AM  Motorweek
 
10:00AM  Lidia's Kitchen "The Roast" (R)
 
10:30AM  Jamie's Quick & Easy Food "Chops/Linguine/Fish Cakes" (R)
 
11:00AM  Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television "Middle East Classics" (R)
 
11:30AM  Martha Bakes "Decorated Cupcakes" (R)
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "Flavors Of Thailand" (R)
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "Great Grilled Chicken And Texas Potato Salad" (R)
 
  1:00PM  Classic Woodworking "Craftsman Style Dining Chair"
Host Tom McLaughlin shares his technique for making a Craftsman-style dining chair out of white oak on this episode of Classic Woodworking. It's an example of mortise and tenon chair construction ...
 
  1:30PM  This Old House "Jamestown | Air Tight House" (R)
The home is sealed against air leaks and Jeff fabricates pieces for porch columns and rails.
 
  2:00PM  Ask This Old House "Fireplace Makeover, Drip Edges" (R)
Mark replaces a chipped brick in a fireplace surround and Mauro updates it with a whitewashed look.
 
  2:30PM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour Two" (R)
A Felipe Orlando abstract oil from 1980 and a German baroque lockbox from 1625 are showcased.
 
  3:30PM  Downton Abbey Live!
Cast members and creators celebrate the beloved series and provide a sneak peek at the feature film. (Also 8/31 7AM)
 
  5:00PM  Rick Steves' Tasty Europe (R)
The travel expert shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across Europe. (Also 8/31 8:30AM)
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By (R)
Sandy's boyfriend Harry has big news, while Alistair comes to an important realization. (R)
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "The Christening" (R)
Hyacinth enjoys a quiet family christening, until pandemonium breaks loose.
 
  7:00PM  Rev. (R)
Rev. Smallbone takes inspiration from Islam to oppose the opening of a local sex club opposite the school.
 
  7:30PM  Still Open All Hours (R)
Granville's scheme to sell salami as an erotically charged new product called Yaggis is in danger as a customer's husband returns seeking redress. Cyril and Eric need advice on how to impress their ...
 
  8:00PM  Father Brown "The Flower Of The Fairway" (R)
Meeting with Raylan Reeve at his new golf course, Father Brown and Mrs McCarthy discover 'Go Home - or die' burnt into the grass. Inspector Mallory pays a visit to Hermione, who has a clear motive ...
 
  9:00PM  Doc Martin "All My Trials" (R)
Martin stops practicing the week before his hearing, but patients continue to solicit his advice. (Also 8/28 3:30PM)
 
10:00PM  Bletchley Circle - San Francisco "Wake"
Years after secretly serving during WWII as code-breakers, four remarkable women use their intellects to solve murders overlooked by police.
 
11:00PM  Austin City Limits "Residente" (R)
Puerto Rican superstar Residente presents songs from his globe-spanning solo debut and his hits.
 
12:00AM  Bluegrass Underground "Brandi Carlile" (R)
 
12:30AM  A Chef's Life "Shake, Rattle, And Pole (Beans)" (R)
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Why Sharks Attack" (R)
 
  2:00AM  Operation Maneater "Great White Shark" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Koko - The Gorilla Who Talks (R) (Also 8/26 5AM)
 
  4:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Fort Worth, Hour Three" (R)
 
  5:00AM  Washington Week
 
  5:30AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover (Also 8/25 11AM)
 

Sunday | August 25
 
  6:00AM  Body Electric "Tallahassee, FL" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Body Electric "Tallahassee, Fl" (R)
 
  7:00AM  Sesame Street "Chinese New Year" (R)
 
  7:30AM  Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood "Daniel Does Gymnastics/The Big Slide" (R)
 
  8:00AM  Pinkalicious & Peterrific "Jumping For Joy/Music Is Everywhere"
 
  8:30AM  Molly Of Denali "Sap Season/Book Of Mammoths"
 
  9:00AM  Let's Go Luna! "D'orsay Day/Honey In Paris" (Also 8/29 9:30AM, 8/29 2:30PM)
 
  9:30AM  Nature Cat "Star Gazers/A Jump To Remember" (R)
 
10:00AM  Curious George "Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective" (R)
 
10:30AM  Wild Kratts "Spots In The Desert" (R)
 
11:00AM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
 
11:30AM  Vermont This Week
 
12:00PM  The Manners of Downton Abbey: A Masterpiece Special (R)
 
  1:00PM  Great Estates Scotland "Kincardine" (R)
The 70-room Kincardine Castle presents a passionate struggle to keep it afloat for its occupants.
 
  2:00PM  Made Here "Quebec My Country Mon Pays"
Montreal-born filmmaker John Walker explores his own complicated relationship with Quebec in the aftermath of the Quiet Revolution in the 1960s, which unleashed dramatic cultural and political changes that led to the separatist movement, the FLQ terrorist crisis and ultimately, the exodus of more than 500,000 English-speaking Quebecers.
 
  3:30PM  John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind
John Sebastian hosts a reunion of folk singers including Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn, The Chad Mitchell Trio and more. (Also 8/29 8:30PM, 8/31 3:30PM)
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  Gorongosa Park - Rebirth Of Paradise "Hidden Worlds" (R)
A team of scientist exploring crocs discover forests full of new species and unexplored caves.
 
  7:00PM  The Great British Baking Show "Pies And Tarts" (R)
The remaining bakers create double-crusted fruit pies, an English custard tart and phyllo pie.
 
  8:00PM  Victoria & Albert: The Wedding "Episode: 1" (R)
Experts prepare to reconstruct the wedding that changed history and uncover astonishing details.
 
  9:00PM  Victoria & Albert: The Wedding "Episode: 2" (R)
Witness the most accurate reconstruction of Victoria and Albert's wedding ever staged.
 
10:00PM  Tales From the Royal Bedchamber (R)
Historian Lucy Worsley reveals the importance of the palace's regal bedroom to past monarchs.
 
11:00PM  The Woman In White "Episode Four" (R)
Count Fosco and Sir Percival set their sinister plan into motion with tragic results.
 
12:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Measure For Measure With Romola Garai" (R) (Also 8/27 4AM)
 
  1:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Julius Caesar With Brian Cox" (R) (Also 8/27 5AM)
 
  2:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Richard IIi With Antony Sher" (R) (Also 8/28 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Much Ado About Nothing With Helen Hunt" (R) (Also 8/27 2AM)
 
  4:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "The Merchant Of Venice With F. Murray Abraham" (R) (Also 8/27 3AM)
 
  5:00AM  Koko - The Gorilla Who Talks (R)
 

Monday | August 26
 
  7:00PM  The This Old House Hour "Air Tight House | Fireplace Makeover" (R)
The home is sealed against air leaks and the porch columns and rails are fabricated.
 
  8:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Indianapolis, Hour One" (R)
A Norman Rockwell charcoal self-portrait and a 1958 signed Indy 500 racing flag are appraised. (Also 8/27 3:30PM, 8/31 2:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Antiques Roadshow "Indianapolis, Hour Two" (R)
Discover treasures from Indianapolis including a 1952 Joe Louis-signed whiskey bottle. (Also 8/27 1AM, 8/27 4:30PM, 8/29 3AM)
 
10:00PM  POV "The Return" (R)
In 2012, California amended its Three Strikes law, shortening the sentences of thousands of people. (Also 8/28 4AM)
 
11:30PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Indianapolis, Hour Two" (R) (Also 8/27 4:30PM, 8/29 3AM)
 
  2:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Much Ado About Nothing With Helen Hunt" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "The Merchant Of Venice With F. Murray Abraham" (R)
 
  4:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Measure For Measure With Romola Garai" (R)
 
  5:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Julius Caesar With Brian Cox" (R)
 

Tuesday | August 27
 
  7:00PM  Samantha Brown's Places To Love "Food Around The World" (R)
Samantha learns the art of chocolate making in a "funky" way and visits a Vietnamese community.
 
  7:30PM  Destination Craft With Jim West "Portugal" (R)
Jim and the crafters learn how cork is produced and learn the art of Portuguese tile painting.
 
  8:00PM  Alone in the Wilderness (R)
Richard Proenneke set out alone to build a log cabin in Alaska and explore a pristine land unchanged by man. (Also 8/28 4:30PM)
 
  9:00PM  Alone in the Wilderness, Part 2 (R)
Dick Proenneke's profound account of his 30-year adventure in the remote Alaska wilderness continues.
 
10:00PM  Frontline "The Abortion Divide" (R)
Inside the fight over abortion through the stories of women struggling with unplanned pregancies. (Also 8/28 2AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  India - Nature's Wonderland (R) (Also 8/29 5AM, 8/30 2AM, 8/31 4AM)
 
  2:00AM  Frontline "The Abortion Divide" (R)
 
  3:00AM  Shakespeare Uncovered "Richard IIi With Antony Sher" (R)
 
  4:00AM  POV "The Return" (R)
 
  5:30AM  Emery Blagdon And His Healing Machine (R)
 

Wednesday | August 28
 
  7:00PM  Crossroads "Hot Air"
In our feature segment, we'll talk to the artist responsible for decorating Vermont's unofficial State Balloon and join its owner for a flight over Essex Junction.
 
  7:30PM  Outdoor Journal "Bass Fishing, Autumn Horseback, Mount Horrid" (R)
Bass fishing with a pro; an autumn horseback ride in Danby; a hike up Mount Horrid; watershed restoration with the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps. (Also 8/31 9AM)
 
  8:00PM  Animal Babies: First Year On Earth "First Steps"
Discover how the babies learn to understand their surroundings in environments around the globe. (Also 8/29 3:30PM, 8/30 4AM)
 
  9:00PM  Nova "Lethal Seas" (R)
As carbon emissions raise the oceans' acidity, experts try to crack the code of a changing seas. (Also 8/29 1AM, 8/29 4:30PM, 8/30 5AM)
 
10:00PM  Magical Land Of Oz "Land"
Discover how animals have learned to thrive across Australia's harsh and beautiful extremes. (Also 8/29 2AM, 8/30 3AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Nova "Lethal Seas" (R) (Also 8/29 4:30PM, 8/30 5AM)
 
  2:00AM  Magical Land Of Oz "Land" (Also 8/30 3AM)
 
  3:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Indianapolis, Hour Two" (R)
 
  4:00AM  India - Nature's Wonderland (R) (Also 8/30 1AM, 8/31 3AM)
 
  5:00AM  India - Nature's Wonderland (R) (Also 8/30 2AM, 8/31 4AM)
 

Thursday | August 29
 
  7:00PM  Made Here "An American, Portrait Of Raymond Luc Levasseur"
Learn about the Life and Work of Franco American Raymond Luc Levasseur, who some called a political prisoner, others a domestic terrorist.
 
  8:30PM  John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind
John Sebastian hosts a reunion of folk singers including Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn, The Chad Mitchell Trio and more. (Also 8/31 3:30PM)
 
10:30PM  Rick Steves' Europe: Remote, Sacred, Wild (R)
Rick Steves celebrate the wonder of the great outdoors and religious sites in Europe and beyond.
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  Nightly Business Report
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  India - Nature's Wonderland (R) (Also 8/31 3AM)
 
  2:00AM  India - Nature's Wonderland (R) (Also 8/31 4AM)
 
  3:00AM  Magical Land Of Oz "Land"
 
  4:00AM  Animal Babies: First Year On Earth "First Steps"
 
  5:00AM  Nova "Lethal Seas" (R)
 

Friday | August 30
 
  7:00PM  The Whole Truth With David Eisenhower
THE WHOLE TRUTH is neither a traditional one-on-one interview show nor a conventional round-table program. It's a six-part series that aims to uncover the reality behind today's toughest issues, ...
 
  7:30PM  Vermont This Week
Since 1982 Vermont This Week has been our signature public affairs series. Each week moderator Stewart Ledbetter is joined by three of Vermont's most insightful journalists to discuss not only ...
 
  8:00PM  Washington Week
WASHINGTON WEEK, PBS' longest-running public affairs series, features Washington's top journalists analyzing the week's top news stories and their effect on the lives of all Americans. Robert Costa ...
 
  8:30PM  Firing Line With Margaret Hoover
Join author, activist and political commentator Margaret Hoover for a public affairs talk show that delivers a civil and engaging contest of ideas among the brightest minds and freshest voices from ...
 
  9:00PM  Big Family: The Story Of Bluegrass Music
The history of bluegrass music is explored, from its origins to its eventual worldwide popularity. (Also 8/31 1AM)
 
11:00PM  Amanpour And Company
Christiane Amanpour leads wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and ...
 
12:00AM  BBC World News
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Big Family: The Story Of Bluegrass Music
 
  3:00AM  India - Nature's Wonderland (R)
 
  4:00AM  India - Nature's Wonderland (R)
 
  5:00AM  The This Old House Hour "Designing Their Dream Home | Robotic Construction" (R)
 

Saturday | August 31
 
  6:00AM  Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique "Put A Bounce In Your Step" (R)
 
  6:30AM  Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique "Fingers And Hands" (R)
 
  7:00AM  Downton Abbey Live!
 
  8:30AM  Rick Steves' Tasty Europe (R)
 
  9:00AM  Outdoor Journal "Bass Fishing, Autumn Horseback, Mount Horrid" (R)
 
  9:30AM  Motorweek
 
10:00AM  Lidia's Kitchen "Weeknight Dinner" (R)
 
10:30AM  Jamie's Quick & Easy Food "Chops/Linguine/Fish Cakes" (R)
 
11:00AM  Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television "Japanese Tuesday Nights" (R)
 
11:30AM  Martha Bakes "Perfect Puff Pastry" (R)
 
12:00PM  America's Test Kitchen From Cook's Illustrated "How To Roast Everything" (R)
 
12:30PM  Cook's Country "Oklahoma Onion Burgers And Louisiana Meat Pies" (R)
 
  1:00PM  Classic Woodworking "End Table With David Lamb" (R)
On this episode of Classic Woodworking, host Tom McLaughlin welcomes his friend and neighbor David Lamb, a New Hampshire furniture master, to his shop. They share tips for making an end table out of ...
 
  1:30PM  This Old House "Jamestown | Designing Their Dream Home" (R)
Richard demonstrates how a heat pump works and Mark watches as stone veneer is applied.
 
  2:00PM  Ask This Old House "Swing Set, Robotic Construction" (R)
Tom travels to Colorado to help a couple build a DIY swing set for their young son.
 
  2:30PM  Antiques Roadshow "Indianapolis, Hour One" (R)
A Norman Rockwell charcoal self-portrait and a 1958 signed Indy 500 racing flag are appraised.
 
  3:30PM  John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind
John Sebastian hosts a reunion of folk singers including Barry McGuire, Roger McGuinn, The Chad Mitchell Trio and more.
 
  5:30PM  PBS Newshour Weekend
PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting ...
 
  6:00PM  As Time Goes By (R)
Alistair has finally proposed marriage to Judith and been accepted. Needless to say, there are complications. (R)
 
  6:30PM  Keeping Up Appearances "A Strange Man" (R)
Hyacinth is appalled when she sees a man next door at Liz's who has spent the night there!
 
  7:00PM  Rev. (R)
It is an impossibly difficult job being a good, modern, city vicar. And, equally, it's a very hard job being married to one. Alex - Adam's long-suffering wife - does her best to support him, but ...
 
  7:30PM  Still Open All Hours "Christmas Special"
David Jason heads the cast in this one-off special revisiting the popular sitcom "Open All Hours."
 
  8:00PM  Father Brown "The Two Deaths Of Hercule Flambeau" (R)
When Father Brown reads about Hercule Flambeau's untimely death in Italy, he revisits a cryptic letter and key recently sent to him by Flambeau. Meanwhile, The Iron Crown of Lombardy, a crown holding ...
 
  9:00PM  Doc Martin "Sickness And Health" (R)
Portwenn is buzzing about the wedding of the Doc and Louisa. Will they finally tie the knot?
 
10:00PM  Bletchley Circle - San Francisco "Charlotte's Web"
Years after secretly serving during WWII as code-breakers, four remarkable women use their intellects to solve murders overlooked by police.
 
11:00PM  Austin City Limits "Zac Brown Band" (R)
The Southern country rock act performs their hits and songs from its latest record Welcome Home.
 
12:30AM  NHK Newsline
 
  1:00AM  Ken Karlewicz: Working On The Railroad
 
  1:30AM  We'll Meet Again "The Fight For Women's Rights"
 
  2:30AM  Uss Indianapolis: The Final Chapter
 
  4:00AM  Independent Lens "My Country No More"
 
  5:00AM  Antiques Roadshow "Chicago, Hour One" (R)